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Old School House

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Amwell, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7938 / 51°47'37"N

Longitude: -0.0116 / 0°0'41"W

OS Eastings: 537223

OS Northings: 212441

OS Grid: TL372124

Mapcode National: GBR KBT.HVX

Mapcode Global: VHGPP.R56Q

Entry Name: Old School House

Listing Date: 30 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083567

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355839

Location: Great Amwell, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

District: East Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Great Amwell

Built-Up Area: Great Amwell

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Amwell with St Margaret's

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

GREAT AMWELL HILLSIDE LANE
TL 3712 (north side)

12/31 Great Amwell village
Old School House 70 metres
south-east of parish church

GV II

Former village school and master's house now linked as a private
house. Foundation stone 1857, but present buildings probably
1875 (VCH (1912) 414). Red brick: red tile roofs, some tile
hanging. A high single-storey schoolroom lying E-W with 2 lower
wings on N side, roof carried down over enclosed porch on W side
of NW wing. Very tall chimneys with many steps on plan carried
up full height to multi stepped corbelled tops. 2 chimneys at NW
are bridged by a small roof at half-height, from which the bell
is suspended. Large wooden mullioned and transomed windows in
gables and carried above eaves on N side with flatter pitched
roof. Some gables half-hipped, one and a half storeys house on E
with same materials and detailing and wooden oriel in N gable.
The school has a low plinth and a moulded band below the windows.
A picturesque building overlooking the churchyard.


Listing NGR: TL3722312441

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